The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 1993

This study is part of the collection The Regional Western Sweden SOM survey

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Description:

This is the second study in the series of SOM-surveys carried out in Western Sweden exclusively. The questionnaire was divided into six subject fields: mass media; politics and society; the municipality of Göteborg; energy, nuclear power and environment; leisure and housing; and background. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in SOM-survey Western Sweden 1992 (SSD 0460), but there is also a number of new questions. These questions dealt with time spent listening to the radio, viewing morning television and reading morning paper; impression of morning television; amount of local government issues read in the local paper; confidence in a number of Swedish mass media; opinion on a number of statements concerning the regional division of Sweden. Respondents living in Göteborg had to answer a number of questions dealing with the magazine ´Vårt Göteborg´, published by Göteborg local authority. Other questions specific for respondents living in Göteborg dealt with the neighbourhood committees and their activities. Respondents also had to give their opinion on a number of proposa

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Responsible department/unit:

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0466

Alternative title:

Väst-SOM 1993

Purpose:

Study attitudes and behaviors that are linked to local and regional issues and phenomena

Description:

This is the second study in the series of SOM-surveys carried out in Western Sweden exclusively. The questionnaire was divided into six subject fields: mass media; politics and society; the municipality of Göteborg; energy, nuclear power and environment; leisure and housing; and background. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in SOM-survey Western Sweden 1992 (SSD 0460), but there is also a number of new questions. These questions dealt with time spent listening to the radio, viewing morning television and reading morning paper; impression of morning television; amount of local government issues read in the local paper; confidence in a number of Swedish mass media; opinion on a number of statements concerning the regional division of Sweden. Respondents living in Göteborg had to answer a number of questions dealing with the magazine ´Vårt Göteborg´, published by Göteborg local authority. Other questions specific for respondents living in Göteborg dealt with the neighbourhood committees and their activities. Respondents also had to give their opinion on a number of proposa

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Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1993-10 — 1994-01

Lowest geographic unit:

Municipality

Highest geographic unit:

Municipality

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 15-80 years residing in Göteborg or one of the eleven surrounding municipalities, Ale, Härryda, Kungsbacka, Kungälv, Lerum, Lilla Edet, Mölndal, Partille, Stenungsund, Tjörn and Öckerö.

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random

Publications

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Nilsson, Lennart (ed.) (1994) Västsverige i fokus : SOM-undersökningen i Västsverige 1993. SOM report no. 12. Göteborg: SOM Institute
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Version 1.0:

1995-01-01 doi:10.5878/002645

The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 1993

Citation:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (1995). The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 1993. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002645

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1993-10-26 — 1994-01-18

Data collector: Långedrags Informationskonsult

Sample size: 2800

Number of responses: 1586

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

358

Number of individuals/objects:

1586

Response rate/participation rate:

70%